Hagar and Ishmael

Book Title: Figures des histoires de la Saincte Bible, accompagnees de briefs discours : contenans la plus grande partie des histoires sacrées du Vieil & Nouueau Testament, & des oeuures admirables du Dieu viuant, createur de ciel & de la terre, & de Iesu-Christ son fils vnique nostre sauueur & redemteur. : Pour l'exercice ordinaire des ames deuotes & contemplatives. : Le tout dedié au Roy tres-chrestien

Author: Leclerc, Jean, fl. 1573-1627

Image Title: Hagar and Ishmael

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Description: In the background, young Ishmael and Isaac wrestle on the floor during a feast held in Isaac’s honor, as Sarah tells Abraham that Hagar and Ishmael must leave. Early the next morning, Abraham sends Hagar and Ishmael away, and the two make their way toward the desert of Paran. In the foreground, an angel comes to Hagar and Ishmael, who are without water, and shows them a well.

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